Definition of Circle. Meaning of Circle. Synonyms of Circle

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Definition of Circle

Circle
Circle Cir"cle, v. i. To move circularly; to form a circle; to circulate. Thy name shall circle round the gaping through. --Byron.
Circle
Circle Cir"cle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Circled; p. pr. & vb. n. Circling.] [OE. cerclen, F. cercler, fr. L. circulare to make round. See Circle, n., and cf. Circulate.] 1. To move around; to revolve around. Other planets circle other suns. --Pope. 2. To encompass, as by a circle; to surround; to inclose; to encircle. --Prior. Pope. Their heads are circled with a short turban. --Dampier. So he lies, circled with evil. --Coleridge. To circle in, to confine; to hem in; to keep together; as, to circle bodies in. --Sir K. Digby.

Meaning of Circle from wikipedia

- A circle is a simple closed shape. It is the set of all points in a plane that are at a given distance from a given point, the centre; equivalently it...
- The terms virtuous circle and vicious circle (also referred to as virtuous cycle and vicious cycle) refer to complex chains of events that reinforce themselves...
- one circle for violence (Circle 7) and two circles for fraud (Circles 8 and 9). As a Christian, Dante adds Circle 1 (Limbo) to Upper **** and Circle 6 (Heresy)...
- Centre for Innovation, Research and Competence in the Learning Economy (CIRCLE) is an interdisciplinary research centre situated in Lund, Sweden. It is...
- Circle ****ng in a circle is a two-dimensional ****ng problem with the objective of ****ng unit circles into the smallest possible larger circle. Minimum...
- Kingsman: The Golden Circle is a 2017 action spy comedy film produced and directed by Matthew Vaughn and written by Vaughn and Jane Goldman. It is a sequel...
- mathematics, a unit circle is a circle with a radius of one. Frequently, especially in trigonometry, the unit circle is the circle of radius one centered...
- The circle of Willis (also called Willis' circle, loop of Willis, cerebral arterial circle, and Willis polygon) is a circulatory anastomosis that supplies...
- The Arctic Circle is the most northerly of the five major circles of latitude as shown on maps of Earth. It marks the northernmost point at which the centre...
- "carrying around") of a circle is the (linear) distance around it. That is, the cir****ference would be the length of the circle if it were opened up and...
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